The marathon that has been No Mercy 7 is in the home stretch, as we’ve reached the final day of competition here in South Georgia. Five classes completed their first rounds last night, and we’ll be picking right back up where we left off and rolling right on through until the champions are crowned. Keep it right here on Dragzine for same day coverage presented by Fuel Air Spark Technology!
Nitrous X, RvW, and Leaf Spring Results
Round one of Nitrous Express Nitrous X featured eight pairs with Lake Wales, Florida’s Matt Schlein put an .027 reaction up against Doug Casselman who is based out of Andrews, South Carolinawho put up a 4.93 at 141 for his efforts. Schlein will advance to round two to face number one qualifier Shawn Pevlor. Robert Rogers from VP Fuels was paired with Rick Shelby with both racers having identical reaction times but Rogers was the one that went A to B scoring the round win. Micheal Hicks set low ET for the round with a 4.68 at 149 and will face Aiden Chavis next round.
In Strange Engineering Xtreme Leaf Spring California’s Kevin Wallauer advanced over Ray Ladnieer scoring a 4.70 at 153 after giving up the light. The other Cali racer left in the class is Armen Maghdessian who wheelied his way to a 5.03 on an opponent broke bye.
The two will face off next round with Wallauer having lane choice. In the upset of the round Jack Dykeman had trouble at the line with the car rolling the beams as he went on the trans brake giving Port Orange, Florida;s John Paterno to advance in his 67 Chevy II. Bobby Flippen also hung out the hoops in his S-10 scoring a 4.98 at 148.
Yellow Bullet Nationals winner Nova Joe Albrecht is running well here this week scoring sixth in qualifying and coming away with a round two win over Tim Kincaid’s wheel standing Pro Mod Corvette after a little push back after the burnout.
Sitton earned a win over Josh Klugger who struck the tires early, as did several other racers this afternoon, including Steve Jackson, who got lucky as Chris Daniels crossed the center line after getting loose near 100 feet out. The Scotty Cannon-owned entry of Alan Pittman got an opponent broke bye as Jamie Hancock’s car would not fire in the water box.
Round Two Results